Philip A. S. Franklin, Chairman, Shipping Control Committee, to Raymond B. Stevens, Vice-Chairman, United States Shipping Board and United States Representative, Allied Maritime Transport Council
Chronological Copy. File No.
Cablegram Received 03522 May <21, 1918.> EWC
Origin Opnav Washington Ser. No. B-N 123
C-3 22 May
29 ADR. Confidential
Boards Navy 123. For Stevens from Shipping Control Committee. Referring Ship Mission 169 urgently needed USS PAWNEE for Army service. It will be in order for you to take steamer OMSK for 1 trip with munitions to Italy from England. OMSK now at Liverpool England Signed Franklin. 18021.
Service comes garbled.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Handwritten date corresponds to time/date stamp at the end of the document.